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police say jimmy lee dykes is holding a 5-year-old boy hostage. the boy has asperger's syndrome and is said to be as comfortable as possible. it all began when the suspect allegedly boarded a school bus, demanding hostages. police say he shot the driver when the driver tried to intervene. that driver, charles poland, was laid to rest this weekend. investigators say besides careful negotiations, dykes is showing very few signs that he is willing to end the standoff. elizabeth prann is live in midland, alabama, where she has been since the story first broke. what do we expect to hear from law enforcement today? >> reporter: well, we're about an hour away from a scheduled press briefing where we hope to learn more information about the suspect. all eyes are on jimmy lee dykes. we hope to learn more about the conditions in that underground bunker where he is holding the 5-year-old boy. authorities tell us they're working 24 hours a day. a constant shift of authorities. in fact they set up a compound right next to our location. over the weekend authorities gave us a first-hand look a
the suspect. all eyes are on jimmy lee dykes. we hope to learn more about the conditions in that underground bunker where he is holding the 5-year-old boy. authorities tell us they're working 24 hours a day. a constant shift of authorities. in fact they set up a compound right next to our location. over the weekend authorities gave us a first-hand look at the bus involved as it was towed away from the crime scene. authorities holding a press conference thanking the suspect, for quote, taking care of this boy. there is heater in the bunker. the young kindergartener is getting comfort food such as potato chips, toys and coloring book and medication. there is an open line of communication in the pvc pipe we've been hearing about. neighbors described of the man as a menacing figure who often gave threats of violence. jenna. jenna: as we look at some of the video we've seen over the last several days there is this real sense we're seeing of the same thing being repeated and not a lot of progress we put on. there is shot what is happening on sunday. we're showing our viewers now. what about the co
speaking with jimmy lee dykes through a pipe as well as the cell phone. they witnessed the suspect's deterioration and they acted as he continued to get agitated. officials think that dykes was killed by law enforcement. fbi officials contacted us directly. they say they're processing the scene. they will send a review board that will later release the details about the shooting death of dykes. we've heard multiple questions about the drone surveillance. fbi said that military was not involved. the drone circling overhead was in fact from law enforcement. jenna. jenna: tomorrow is a big day for the boy. he has been through quite a bit and tell us about the big day and what are the plans for the boy? >> tomorrow is a big day. it is his sixth birthday. the family says he is doing well. he is laughing. he is eating. playing with his toy dinosaur. he has a big day. the community is embracing him with cards, gifts and lots of prayers. listen. >> he has been through a lot. you they, he endured a lot and been through a lot. we want to follow-up and stay on top of him to make sure he heals
to jimmy lee dykes through a ventilation pipe. they say they can hear the child crying for his parents. police say dykes is showing no signs of ending the standoff which is now in its fourth day. elizabeth prann live in midland city, alabama for us. what are you seeing activity wise where you are, elizabeth? >> reporter: well, in just the past hour or two we've seen an increase of activities. as you can see, the s.w.a.p. members over my shoulder going up that dirt road. the suspect's property is slightly behind those white buildings, and police have confirmed that they're communicating to the suspect with a pvc pipe. this is an example of what he's using to communicate. 4 inches, this is about 5 pounds, this is a 4-foot pvc pipe. we know there is 60 feet of pvc piping from the driveway or from the roadway of this suspect's property all the way to the bunker, and what we know from witnesses and neighbors is that that pvc piping is also going through additional buildings on that property. we are waiting for an update from authorities, we're hoping to hear from them 4:30 locally and, of c
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